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Verde Cocina



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( 4 locations

524 NW 14th Ave, Portland Oregon 97209

Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm
Fri 11am-10pm
Sat 10am-10pm
Sun 10am-9pm


Gluten free menu: YES

Gluten free bread: NO

Gluten free pizza: NO

Gluten free pasta: NO

Gluten Free Options

Kitchen does not use gluten ingredients. There are a few beers on tap that aren’t GF. Menu indicates which options are vegan, paleo, and contain nuts.


  • jicama sticks with fresh street-style with lime, chili & salt
  • plantains with thick-cut, griddled plantain slices dressed in salt, a little white & dark brown sugar
  • house salsa & chips with thick, crunchy chips made to order from corn tortillas & selection of house salsas
  • guacamole with fresh, chunky avocado, salsa & choice of corn tortillas, tortilla chips, or chili-lime verde veggie sticks
  •  shrimp aguachile with lime marinated shrimp, red onions, serrano chili peppers, cilantro, avocado & chili oil, served with corn tortilla chips or cucumber slices
  • papas antojito with chili oil dressed steamed potatoes topped with melted Oaxaca cheese, cotija cheese, black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, pickled chilies, & chipotle crema
  • chorizo con queso fondido with local chorizo, melted cheese blend, potatoes, poblano peppers & veggies with choice of corn tortillas or thick-cut tortilla chips

Soup & Salads

  • soup of the day
  • market salad with mixed greens, jicama, seasonal fruit, roasted beets, & toasted pepitas in a tangy fruit vinaigrette
  • sweet potato, black bean & kale salad with black beans & corn marinated in a lime vinaigrette with roasted chunks of sweet potatoes, kale, & apple tossed in a tomatillo vinaigrette
  • shrimp or salmon salad with shredded red & greed cabbage, lentils, avocado, tomatoes, fresh lime juice, and chili oil
  • carne asada salad with grilled seasoned steak, fresh mixed greens, cucumber, sweet potatoes, tomatoes & pickled red onions in a light tomatillo vinaigrette
  • chipotle Caesar salad with shredded romaine tossed in our creamy vegan chipotle Caesar dressing, pickled chilies, tortillas strips & queso fresco

Daily Brunch

  • huevos rancheros with two eggs over-easy served over corn tortillas layered with our white-garbanzo bean medley, ranchero salsa, queso fresco & fresh veggies
  • buenos dias breakfast with two eggs scrambled with fresh veggies, served over our white-garbanzo bean medley, topped with more veggies, ranchero salsa, & big chunks of our local, smoked bacon, served with corn tortillas
  • papas & chorizo with local chorizo-&-potato hash tossed in a house made adobo sauce served with two over-easy eggs & fresh veggies
  • chilaquiles with two eggs or local Ota tofu scrambled with pieces of corn tortillas, fresh grilled veggies, our white-garbanzo bean medley, ranchero salsa, & queso fresco
  • steak & eggs served with grilled veggies, roasted potatoes, & a chimi-roja salsa

Lunch & Dinner

  • enchilada of the day
  • carne asada with grilled seasoned steak, sautéed veggies, sweet-yukon potato mash, & pickled red onion, served with chimi-roja salsa (chimichurri with guajillo peppers)
  • chile relleno which is a a fire roasted poblano pepper stuffed with locally grown quinoa, black beans, sweet potato & apples, topped with queso fresco & ranchero salsa, served with our white garbanzo bean medley & grilled veggies
  • gringas con mole resembling enchiladas, with corn tortillas spread with our white-garbanzo bean medley & filled with either braised, local pork, grilled chicken, or fresh grilled veggies & locally grown quinoa, rolled & covered in house made mole sauce
  • quesadilla plate with two corn tortillas folded over a delicious blend of local cheeses served with fresh veggies, our white-garbanzo bean medley & our ranchero salsa, & can add chicken, pork, or chorizo
  • verde classic bowl with your choice of organic brown rice or Oregon grown quinoa, topped with beans, fresh grilled veggies, & salsa verde, & can add chicken, pork, chorizo, or tofu
  • paleo bowl with grilled veggies, chimi-verde salsa, & a hearty choice of protein: chicken, braised pork, carne asada, chorizo, local pork belly bacon, pastured eggs, or local Ota tofu
  • Nor’wester bowl with grilled salmon, locally grown quinoa, black beans, grilled onion & veggies, pico de gallo, cucumber, & pepitas topped with our creamy, poblano-coconut dressing
  • ranchero with carne asada or pastured chicken over grilled veggies, roasted yukon potatoes, grilled onion, cotija cheese, & chimi-roja salsa
  • molé bowl with grilled chicken, braised pork, or local Ota tofu tossed in our signature molé sauce & served over our white-garbanzo bean medley, grilled veggies & organic brown rice
  • shrimp adobo bowl with sautéed shrimp, kale, & sweet potatoes, with a cilantro-onion salsa served over organic, brown rice
  • tofu pico bowl with grilled local Ota tofu, avocado, garbanzo beans, pepitas & fresh pico salsa over locally grown quinoa


  • cheesecake
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